glucokinase

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noun glu·co·ki·nase \ˌglü-kō-ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌnāz\

Definition of glucokinase

  1. :  a hexokinase found especially in the liver that catalyzes the phosphorylation of glucose

First Known Use of glucokinase

1950


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glucokinase

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noun glu·co·ki·nase \-ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌnāz\

Medical Definition of glucokinase

  1. :  a hexokinase found especially in the liver that catalyzes the phosphorylation of glucose in metabolic processes


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